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Beneficiaries excited as FG Pays Backlog Of Conditional cash Transfer

The Federal Government has started the payment of backlog of Conditional Casher Transfer, under the Household Uplifting Programme to at least 8,000 beneficiaries in Delta. Finance Officer, National Cash Transfer Office, Mrs Judith Ofuani, disclosed...
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Benue Agency Laments Poor Attitude of Residents, Warns Against Disease Outbreak

Benue State Environmental and Sanitation Agency (BENSESA) has decried the poor attitude of residents of Makurdi metropolis to the monthly environmental sanitation exercise. Recall that Benue state government set aside the last Saturday of every...

Killing Of 22 Commuters In Jos Unacceptable — Plateau Speaker

The Speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has described the murder of 22 commuters in Jos on Saturday as unacceptable and condemnable. Abok, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Bulus...

Sen. Dimka Condemns Killings, Destruction Of Farms In Plateau

Sen. Hezekiah Dimka (APC, Plateau Central) has condemned in strong terms, the continuous killing of people and the destruction of farmlands in Plateau by assailants. Dimka, in a statement on Tuesday, said that week after...

2023 Elections: Engage Youths As Permanent Staff, Reduce Unemployment, Tor Tiv Tells...

The Paramount ruler of the Tiv Nation, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse, has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to engage and use permanent staff rather than using ad-hoc staff in the next...

Lalong Reaffirms Commitment To Implementing Judiciary, Legislature Autonomy

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has reaffirmed his commitment to the implementation of the judiciary and legislature autonomy in the state. The governor made the reaffirmation while receiving the report of the State Accounts Allocation...

 Konshisha/Oju Crises: Benue Security Council Urges Youths to Fish Out Criminals Among Them

In order to ensure sustainable peace among the Bonta and Ukpute communities living at the border areas of Konshisha and Oju Local Government Areas of Benue State, State Government has urged youths to arise...
Probe Committee Wants Former Benue TSB Boss To Refund N195.8M

Killer Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Kill 9 Persons

Just a few hours after bodies of victims of Abagena IDP Camp herdsmen attack were laid to rest Friday May 21, 2021, gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have, again, attacked another community in Makurdi...

Youth Groups Demand For North Central Devt. Commission, Ranching Policy

Youths under the aegis of Middle Belt Youth Organisations have called on the Federal Government to establish a North Central Development Commission for the progress of the region. The youths also added their voice to...
Fwd: Unknown Gunmen Kills District Head In Benue As Ortom Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book V victoria ibanga to me, chinwe 5 hours agoDetails > > Section Headline North Central > Pic: Ortom > Slug: Unknown Gunmen Kill District Head In Benue As Ortom Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book > Byline: Dooshima Hir > Tags: > > Unknown Gunmen have killed the District Head of Kundav in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Awua Alabar. > > Chief Alabar was killed at the early hours of Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020. > > Meanwhile, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has condemned the killing describing it as sad. > > The Governor who stated that the incident is unacceptable, charged security operatives to find the killers and bring them to justice. > > The Governor, in a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase, equally urged the people of Ukum, Katsina-Ala and other parts of Sankera to assist security agents with information that can lead to the arrest of the bandits. > > Governor Ortom says the current onslaught on criminals in that axis of the state which has decimated their strongholds and forced many of them to flee to other parts of the country, will be sustained. > > He expressed deep condolences to the family of Chief Alabar over the painful loss and prays God to grant his soul eternal rest.

Four Killed, One Missing In Renewed Attack On Benue Community

Four persons have been killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in two council wards of Gwer West local government of Benue state. The Next Edition gathered that the suspected herdsmen launched attack simultaneously on...

SFTAS/BENGIS: World Bank, Benue Govt Begin Sensitization, Enumeration of Houses In Cities

Benue State Government in conjunction with the World Bank has concluded plans to begin the enumeration of houses within the urban centers in the state. Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this on Monday at the unveiling...

Banditry: OPWS Begins 7 Days Operation In Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba States

Following continuous activities of bandits in parts of the country, the Nigerian Military has commenced a 7-day clearing operation in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States. The Next Edition reports that for the past two days,...
Insecurity: Ortom Wants FG To Allow ‘Responsible Nigerians’ Carry Sophisticated Weapons

Over 200 People Killed In Benue By Herdsmen Since January… MINDA Group

Following renewed herdsmen attacks in Benue state, a group known as MINDA Strategic  Contact Group (MSCG), has raised an alarm that over 200 people have been killed in Benue state by fulani herdsmen in...

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